Kathy Hochul promises ‘a whole new era’ as New York governor, pushes for mask mandate at schools

New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul, who will become the next governor of the state upon Andrew Cuomo’s resignation on Aug. 24 promised “a whole new era” for diversity in Albany upon her arrival in office.

Cuomo resigned on Tuesday after New York attorney general Letitia James revealed that he sexually harassed 11 women in a workplace that was deemed toxic.

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